Inquiry into Victoria’s Criminal Justice System

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Your submission to the Inquiry into Victoria's criminal justice system and to the Parliament is valuable.
You can make a submission by completing this online form. For more information on how to use this portal, please see Making a submission video here.
Please take a moment to carefully read the following:

My Personal Information

In general, all submissions are public documents. This means they may be published online and in committee's reports. All submissions will have contact details removed. This includes your address, phone number, email and signature. If you do not want your submission published, you may request the committee treat it as confidential. To do this, choose the option “I request the committee review my submission for confidential protection” in Step 3.
 

Privilege

 
All submissions accepted by the committee are protected by parliamentary privilege. This means no legal action can be taken against you, and you can't be subject to discrimination, in relation to the evidence in your submission. The Committee may decide to publish your submission under 'name witheld' to ensure protection, but the contents of your submission will still be available. If you publish your submission in another way, for example on your website, that publication will not be protected by parliamentary privilege.

For more information, please see Parliamentary Privilege video here.


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Step 1 of 4: Your contact details

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Step 2 of 4: Survey questions

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Drag the statements below to reorder them. In order of priority, please rank the themes you believe are most important for this inquiry into Victoria's criminal justice system to consider:
  • Rates of criminal activity
  • Number of people on remand (awaiting trial)
  • Rates of imprisonment
  • Specific prisoner cohorts (e.g. youth or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander offenders)
  • Strategies for reducing reoffending (e.g. addressing risk factors like poor mental health)
  • Alternatives to imprisonment (e.g. treatment programs or supervision orders)
  • The experiences of victims of crimes in navigating the justice system
  • Policing
  • Judicial appointment (e.g. guidelines and selection processes for appointing judges)
  • The level of training and expertise of judicial officers (e.g. expertise in sentencing)


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Step 3 of 4: Your submission

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Step 4 of 4: Submit and Finish


In general, the committee prefers that submissions and other evidence be published wherever possible, however you can request that all or part of your submission remain confidential. You must set out the reason(s) for your request clearly in your submission (please note that personal information such as residential addresses, email addresses and phone numbers are redacted from all submissions prior to publication).

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Last Updated on Thursday, 03 June 2021